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ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Reinier Baas, Ben van Gelder, Metropole Orkest: Smash Hits

Read "Smash Hits" reviewed by Vincenzo Roggero

Il chitarrista Reinier Baas ed il sassofonista Ben van Gelder pur essendo ancora in giovane età (trentatré anni il primo, trenta il secondo) vantano già diversi riconoscimenti internazionali, numerose collaborazioni prestigiose, e un'intensa attività concertistica che solo nell'ultimo anno li ha visti condividere il palco oltre duecento volte (tra le quali le apprezzate esibizioni allo Young ...

ARTICLE: RADIO

Ben Allison, Anais Drago, Reinier Baas and Other Great New Releases

Read "Ben Allison, Anais Drago, Reinier Baas and Other Great New Releases" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

The new albums bonanza goes on! And we happily oblige, revelling in some gorgeous new releases, some of which will definitely end up on the “Best of 2018" lists of many critics. Surprises, confirmations, re-releases, unexpected collaborations and much more make up this week's playlist full of aural pleasures...

Happy listening!

ARTICLE: RADIO

Jure Pukl 'Doubtless' live at BIMHUIS Amsterdam

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Jure Pukl is one of Slovenia's most prolific and creative saxophonists, who has been performing for years all over the world. He is part of a new generation of musicians shaping the future of jazz.

This concert at BIMHUIS features the line-up from his recent album, Doubtless: a tenor sax front-line of Jure Pukl ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Reinier Baas e Ben van Gelder alla Sala Vanni di Firenze

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Reiner Baas e Ben van Gelder
Musicus Concentus -A Jazz Supreme
Sala Vanni
Firenze
3.11.2017

Concerto in Sala Vanni per due giovani olandesi e promesse del jazz europeo, il chitarrista Reinier Baas e l'altosassofonista Ben Van Gelder, introdotti peraltro da tre brani originali di un ottetto nostrano composto da ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Eric Ineke: Surveying the European Jazz Scene

Read "Eric Ineke: Surveying the European Jazz Scene" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6

[This is the fourth of the All About Jazz series on “The Many Faces of Jazz Today: Critical Dialogues" in which we explore the current state of jazz around the world with musicians, journalists, and entrepreneurs who give ...

Forget Old Europe: 15 European Jazz Musicians You Need To Know About

Read "Forget Old Europe: 15 European Jazz Musicians You Need To Know About" reviewed by Enrico Bettinello

Since the first half of the 20th century, the Old Continent has played a pivotal role both in welcoming and supporting jazz artists from the United States. Over the following decades it has expressed generations of passionate musicians with increasingly original languages and ever greater improvisatory skills.

In the 21st century there are countless ...

BvR Flamenco Big Band: Luz de Luna

Read "Luz de Luna" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Luz de Luna is the second album by the BvR Flamenco Big Band, which is based in the Netherlands, and not, as might be assumed, in Spain. The band's Spanish roots are strong, however, as leader Bernard van Rossum (hence the name BvR) was born and raised in that country and has lived in the Netherlands ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Intervista a Gaetano Partipilo

Read "Intervista a Gaetano Partipilo" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

S'è formato nella fervida scena del jazz pugliese e nei corsi di Siena Jazz ma poco più che ventenne ha svolto le prime, significative, esperienze internazionali accanto a Dave Liebman, Greg Osby, Jason Moran, Nasheet Waits e altri protagonisti dell'innovazione, a New York sul finire degli anni Novanta.
Oggi Gaetano Partipilo è uno dei ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Marike van Dijk: The Stereography Project

Read "The Stereography Project" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Il fermento creativo in ambito orchestrale che caratterizza oggi la scena statunitense si arricchisce di una talentosa giovane sassofonista e compositrice olandese: Marike van Dijk.
Trasferitasi a New York nel 2008 dopo un lunga pratica al sax contralto (dall'età di 11 anni) e un master degree al conservatorio di Rotterdam, la van Dijk ha ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Syberen van Munster: Plunge For Distance

Read "Plunge For Distance" reviewed by Budd Kopman

Originality just refuses to stay hidden, and with his debut, label-ignoring album Plunge For Distance, guitarist Syberen van Munster should be hit by the spotlight of recognition.

Born in Amsterdam, van Munster graduated in 2009 from the Conservatory of Amsterdam, and moved on to continue his education at the Aaron Copland School of Music ...